electric vehicles

Toyota’s surprise executive shakeup may disappoint investors

The 66-year-old Akio Toyoda may have resigned as president, but it appears likely that he'll still be in control.

Tesla reports $24.3B revenue in the fourth quarter, beating Street estimates

Tesla just beat Wall Street revenue estimates for the fourth quarter of 2022. The company closed out Q4 with $24.3 billion in revenue, a 37% increase from the same quarter last year and a 13% bump qua

BMW iVentures continues its love affair with EVs, backing this Bulgarian startup’s $13M A-round

Electric vehicle charging management systems are usually end-to-end solutions for managing EV charging operations, billing, energy, drivers, and even fleets. This means EV charging service providers c

Honda is setting up a dedicated EV division

Honda is establishing a division dedicated to the development of electric vehicles and other electrical products including storage and generation, the company said on Tuesday (via Reuters). The Japane

Lightyear stops production on €250,000 solar-powered EV

Solar-powered electric vehicle maker Lightyear said it’s halting production on its flagship Lightyear 0, its premium EV with a sticker price of €250,000. Despite only starting production on th

Bluedot’s debit card for EV owners offers cheaper charging, cash back

Electric vehicles accounted for nearly 6% of all new cars sold in the U.S. in 2022, an increase from 3.1% the year before, and that number will continue to grow over the coming years. While it’s

GM, please build the baby EV pickup of my dreams

In an industry obsessed with making everything huge (at least here in the U.S.), you may not’ve expected GM to show interest in an electric baby pickup, but here we are. GM is considering a pick

In race to electrify, Uber wants EVs that sacrifice top speeds, wheels

The clock is ticking for Uber to electrify its fleet, and the rideshare company wants automakers to help by designing cheaper electric vehicles for its drivers. Lawmakers are setting deadlines for rid

Why the time is right for a Mercedes-Benz charging network

When your Rolex is due for servicing, you’ll probably take the time to take it to a specialty service center. Likewise, you’re not going to trust the repair of the crimson soles of your Lo

Toyota stumbled as Hyundai was stealing the successful Prius playbook

Toyota seems to have misjudged consumer and regulator sentiment. And perhaps more important, it has lost control of the narrative.

This is Chrysler’s vision for your future car cabin

One year ago at CES in Las Vegas, Stellantis showed the world what a Chrysler EV might look like — a transformation that will occur by 2028 when it becomes an all-electric brand. Now we’re get

Ample’s co-founder explains what it takes to scale EV battery swapping

De Souza discusses the implications of China’s investments in battery swapping, challenges in scaling fast-charging infrastructure and more.

An EV-plosion awaits in 2023, and it’ll be packed with tech

2022 was the year that electric vehicles entered the mainstream. Not everyone has one, but buying an EV no longer makes you an outlier. Driven by policy initiatives from governments and billions of do

Tesla’s $7,500 discount feels desperate, and it’s giving investors the ick

Tesla started out the month of December by offering Model 3 and Model Y buyers in the U.S. a $3,750 credit if they have their vehicle delivered in December 2022. Now with a week left in the month, the

Tesla stock plunges as investors fear Twitter dramas, loss of China sales

Tesla shares fell 8.12% Tuesday after Wall Street downgraded price targets on the electric vehicle maker’s stock. Analysts fear that CEO Elon Musk is distracted by his hostile takeover and micr

Toyota president keeps pushing idea that people hate EVs, despite epic waitlists

Hydrogen is nowhere near ready for cars and light trucks, and the hybrid era is drawing to a close. Toyota of all companies should know that.

Lucid wants a slice of China’s crowded EV market

Lucid Motors, the publicly traded electric carmaker, is poised to enter China as it starts hiring in the world’s largest EV market. The California-based auto company is recruiting a dozen positi

Vegas visitors can take semi-autonomous EVs for a tour starting in 2023

Arcimoto, the maker of the three-wheeled electric Fun Utility Vehicles (FUVs), is teaming up with Faction to develop EVs that can be delivered to a customer’s hotel through a combination of low-

Honda says VR is changing how it designs cars. You might not notice.

Honda is pulling away from a design practice that’s (literally) shaped auto making since the ’30s. The $43 billion company still depends on life-size clay models to evaluate its designs, a tri

Geely’s electric car brand Zeekr files US IPO confidentially

Zeekr, the premium electric car brand under China’s Geely, said Tuesday it has confidentially filed for a U.S. initial public offering. If it goes through, it’ll be the first major Chinese
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